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Melon vs. Java plum — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Melon and Java plum different?

  • Melon is higher than Java plum in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Melon contains 2 times more Potassium than Java plum. Melon contains 182mg of Potassium, while Java plum contains 79mg.

Melons, casaba, raw and Java-plum, (jambolan), raw types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +78.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.3% 13% 7.9% 2.1% 16% 1.2% 1.9% 20% 4.6% 2.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.7% 7.1% 11% 7.3% 7% 1.8% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +78.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +240%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Melon
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Contains more Vitamin C +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 3.8% 7.2% 4.4% 5% 38% 6% 0% 4.1% 6.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.18% 0% 0% 48% 1.5% 2.8% 4.9% 0% 8.8% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +54.2%
Contains more Water +10.5%
Contains more Fats +130%
Contains more Carbs +136.5%
Equal in Water - 83.13
Equal in Other - 0.36
7% 92%
Protein: 1.11 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.58 g
Water: 91.85 g
Other: 0.36 g
16% 83%
Protein: 0.72 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 15.56 g
Water: 83.13 g
Other: 0.36 g
Contains more Protein +54.2%
Contains more Water +10.5%
Contains more Fats +130%
Contains more Carbs +136.5%
Equal in Water - 83.13
Equal in Other - 0.36

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Melon Java plum
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Java plum Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 15.56g Java plum
Protein 1.11g 0.72g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.23g Java plum
Carbs 6.58g 15.56g Java plum
Calories 28kcal 60kcal Java plum
Sugar 5.69g Java plum
Fiber 0.9g Melon
Calcium 11mg 19mg Java plum
Iron 0.34mg 0.19mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 15mg Java plum
Phosphorus 5mg 17mg Java plum
Potassium 182mg 79mg Melon
Sodium 9mg 14mg Melon
Zinc 0.07mg Melon
Copper 0.06mg Melon
Manganese 0.035mg Melon
Selenium 0.4µg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU 3IU Java plum
Vitamin E 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 14.3mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.006mg Melon
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.012mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.26mg Java plum
Vitamin B5 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.038mg Melon
Folate 8µg Melon
Choline 7.6mg Melon
Vitamin K 2.5µg Melon
Saturated Fat 0.025g Java plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Melon Java plum
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Melon
5%
Java plum
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Melon
4%
Java plum

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Java plum
Java plum is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Java plum
Java plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Java plum
Java plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Java plum
Java plum is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/nutrients
  2. Java plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168150/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.